Category Archives: Water Quality for Fish


Fish Tank Sizes: Why It’s Important to Choose an Adequate Size

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Nov 2018

Fish Tank Sizes: Why It’s Important to Choose an Adequate Size

You can see it, can’t you? A young child holding a fish bowl with both hands, peering into the top to see the fish swimming around. It seems every child cared for a little goldfish at some point, but somehow, all the goldfish went to a happier place, as Mom and Dad said. There are many possible reasons for that, but one is that the…

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Most Popular Bottom Feeders for an Aquarium

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Oct 2018

Most Popular Bottom Feeders for an Aquarium

Creating a natural habitat for your wildlife is one of the most interesting aspects of owning a fish aquarium. In addition to fish, rocks, gravel, plants, and manmade filters, the most ideal fish tank community includes wildlife that would clean the tank in a natural body of water. Fortunately, you have many great options, as some of the top bottom feeders for an aquarium are…

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How to Add Good Water Movement into Your Reef Aquarium

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Aug 2017

How to Add Good Water Movement into Your Reef Aquarium

Water movement is a key component for the health and vibrant beauty of your aquarium. Consistent water movement is important for all types of aquariums, but especially for reef aquariums, which need better oxygenation, even water temperatures, and an artificial current, which allows coral to trap more nutrients. There are many ways that you can add good water movement into your reef aquarium. How to…

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11 Best Practices for Keeping your Live Stock Alive

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Aug 2017

11 Best Practices for Keeping your Live Stock Alive

The best practices for keeping your live stock alive involve everything from the water in the tank to the types of nutrients the fish receive. You want to keep your fish looking and feeling healthy and happy for as long as possible. With some TLC and professional guidance, you can do just that. Talk with a professional about the best ways to keep your fish…

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Aquarium Filtration 101: Let’s Explore the Basic Types of Aquarium Filtration for a Healthy Tank

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Jul 2017

Aquarium Filtration 101: Let’s Explore the Basic Types of Aquarium Filtration for a Healthy Tank

You want to give your fish a good home and a long, healthy life, and that’s why you need to have a clean tank for them to live in. If you’re thinking about starting an aquarium, you need to know the basic types of aquarium filtration for a healthy tank, as not all filtration systems are ideal for every tank. The Three Categories of Filtration…

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Water Quality: Let’s Explore what Makes RO Water Better than Tap Water for Fish

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Jul 2017

Water Quality: Let’s Explore what Makes RO Water Better than Tap Water for Fish

It may be tempting to just turn on that faucet to fill your aquarium or tank, but take a minute to think about what’s in that water. Do you drink it? Well, no … you drink some kind of filtered water instead. The things that stop you from drinking a lot of that water are related to the reasons regarding what makes RO water better than tap…

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